North Yorkshire Listed Buildings

Preserving the heritage of North Yorkshire

In 21st century Britain we live in a society rich with influence and heritage from our glorious past. Part of this precious heritage includes historical buildings, estates and even entire villages. Old churches, houses and civic buildings are valued by tourists and citizens alike. The understanding of their importance is growing and local authorities all […]

Llandudno Conservation Areas. Our work in the town.

Llandudno is one of 23 Conservation Areas in the planning district of Conwy and we’re proud to play our part in this region once more, as work begins in Llandudno on an ex promenade view hotel. The house, going through a huge renovation project, is set to become one of the region’s architectural flag flyers. Outside […]

Removal and Replacement of Conservation Area Sash Windows

Section 69 of the Civic Amenities Act 1967 gives local councils the power to designate as Conservation Areas, “areas of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance”. Once designated, the householders normal “permitted development rights” are removed via an article 4 direction. Most Conservation […]